The Hyperboloid of Engineer Garin

Local title
Insener Garini hüperboloid
Original title
Гиперболоид инженера Гарина
Director
Aleksandr Gintsburg
Country
USSR
Year
1965
Festival
HÕFF 2022
Programme
HÕFF Retro
Genre
science fiction
Subject
individual vs society, people with special needs

A Russian engineer Petr Garin possesses a unique beam-shooting weapon that can destroy any target. His goal is to achieve world domination with the help of this weapon. Vasily Shelga is out to stop him and also to prevent others getting possession of this weapon.

Aleksandr Ginstburg's "The Hyperboloid of Engineer Garin" is a black-and-white 1965 Soviet science fiction film based on Aleksey Tolstoy's novel (1927) of the same name.

Director
Aleksandr Gintsburg
Screenwriter
Aleksandr Gintsburg, Iosif Manevich
Cast
Jevgeni Jevstignejev, Vsevolod Safonov, Mihhail Astangov
Runtime
Language
Russian
Subtitles
English

Screenings

Retrosaal Haapsalu Kultuurikeskus
ScreeningInsener Garini hüperboloid
SubtitlesEnglish
Intro byUlmeekspert Jüri Kallas
Retrosaal Haapsalu Kultuurikeskus
ScreeningInsener Garini hüperboloid
SubtitlesEnglish